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The View’s Whoopi Goldberg ruthlessly mocks Trump as his fantasy to make Mexico pay for the wall crashes into reality

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After his disastrous public meeting with Democratic leaders, The View’s Whoopi Goldberg ruthlessly mocked President Donald Trump’s threats to shut down the government if Congress won’t give him $5 billion for the wall he promised Mexico would pay for, proposing that the self-proclaimed billionaire pay for it himself.

“His base likes the wall because he promised Mexico was going to pay for it, right?” Goldberg asked, with her tongue firmly in cheek. “So now that Mexico said they’re not going to pay for it, he can actually open up that very fat wallet he talks about all the time and start the ball rolling.”

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“Or because he’s a construction guy, he can just get it built,” she continued, as the audience laughed. “Come on, how hard can it be for you to build the wall and then pass the hat, you know, maybe put a go fund the wall page up?”

“You said the American people did not have to pay it,” Goldberg went on. “So why are you now saying you’re willing to shut everything down to get it, because you know that means it’s going to come out of our pockets.”

“Maybe that’s perhaps why everybody got behind it, because they didn’t think they were going to have to pay for it,” chimed in co-host Sunny Hostin.

“The base hasn’t really gotten anything else,” added Joy Behar. “The taxes didn’t really go down. Their air is getting polluted. We don’t have any friendships around the world anymore. So what did the base get except maybe the wall.”

“They got the hats,” said Hostin drily.

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